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Congressman Gonzalez Responds to ICE Arrest at Hidalgo County Courthouse

January 31, 2020
Press Release

MCALLEN, Texas – Today, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) issued a statement in response to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrest of Ericka Gonzalez Zuniga at the Hidalgo County Courthouse on Thursday, January 30:

“I was disturbed to learn that ICE arrested Ericka Gonzalez Zuniga at the Hidalgo County Courthouse yesterday. While lawful, this lacked forethought, incites fear in our community, and may have a detrimental impact on our local justice system. I will be engaging with local leaders and ICE to learn more about this situation and develop appropriate protocols that prevent this from happening again.”